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A Project-Based Approach to Teaching Game Design
Over the course of three months, a group of students, faculty, staff, and community members designed, developed, and published the free digital game Word Snack.
2014 CBD Fall Grant Awards Announced
The Culture, Brain and Development program has awarded grants to seven students to pursue interdisciplinary research.
Five Hampshire College Science Students Receive Coppinger Grants
Fall 2014 Ray and Lorna Coppinger Endowment Grants have been awarded to five Hampshire College students to support research projects in the cognitive and biological sciences.
Hampshire Student Competes in Bluegrass Festival
Second-year Hampshire College student Tatiana Hargreaves competed in the 2014 FreshGrass bluegrass festival in September.
"Tour de Hamp" Participates in Will Bike 4 Food Fundraiser
“Tour de Hamp,” a Hampshire College team, rode in the Western Massachusetts Food Bank’s fourth annual Will Bike 4 Food fundraising event on September 28.
A 'Very Hampshire Approach' to Academics and Athletics
Four years after passing up offers to play NCAA basketball, Alissa Graff is now leading a Division III thesis, examining conflict resolution in Detroit involving city communities and governmental and nongovernmental organizations
Martha Pskowski 09F Receives Fulbright Award
Martha Pskowski 09F of Hampshire College has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Mexico in environmental studies.
HampFest Showcases Student Groups
The Arts Village buzzed with activity September 12 during HampFest, the biannual student activities fair where student groups present themselves to the Hampshire community.
Allison Waite's Div III Film to Examine Wrongful Deaths of Black Youth
Allison Waite 11F, a James Baldwin scholar and student of film, video and Africana studies, has been awarded the Princess Grace Foundation-USA’s 2014 Undergraduate Film Award.
Jesse Steinmetz Named Poet Laureate by Hometown
Poet laureates are much in the news these days. That media attention is only of mild interest to Jesse Steinmetz, who at age 21 is probably the youngest poet laureate in the country.
Student Project Creating Smartphone Software to Monitor Blood Sugar
Dillon Compton 06F Hampshire Division III (senior) project: creating a software application that will allow people with diabetes to use smartphones to monitor their blood sugar.
Chemicals of Fear
In summer 2007, during a field study in Chiapas, Mexico, Kate Mathis (04F) worked as an assistant researcher. During her last month there, she was given freedom to design her own project, and chose to study Azteca ants.
Getting computers to work together is the goal of Gabriel Tarasuk-Levin's 04F final Hampshire project. Entitled DFlux, his Division III work seeks to expand a programming language so that it can allow multiple computers to handle complex tasks together.
Thao Do Vy Le's Div III: Examining the Properties of Hydrogels
For her Division III (senior) project, Thao Do Vy Le 10F studied hydrogels, networks of chemically and/or physically connected polymer chains that substantially expand, or swell, in water.
Ailey Picasso Performs at Kennedy Center
May graduate Ailey Picasso performed in the National College Dance Festival at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on June 6, 2014.
Thoenes Research Awards for Alissa Graff, Marleigh Higgins
Alissa Graff 10F and Marleigh Higgins 10F have been awarded Sander Thoenes Research Awards.
Hampshire Community Welcomed to Roos-Rohde House
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Hampshire's new Roos-Rohde House concluded years of hard work that transformed a barn formerly located at the president's house into a student gathering space.
Jonah Taylor Receives Design Award
Jonah Taylor 11S was awarded a 2014 American Inhouse Design Award from Graphic Design USA. The awards honor the best design from within companies across a number of categories.
Hampshire College Student Awarded Dance Scholarship
Third-year Hampshire College student Miriam King has been awarded a 2014-15 Virginia J. Wagner Scholarship.
Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference Accepts Paper by Haoxi Zhan 12F
A research paper by Haoxi Zhan 12F has been accepted for presentation and publication at a workshop at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference in Vancouver.
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